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Eagle House Circa 25 Metres West of the Stables, Painswick

Description: Eagle House Circa 25 Metres West of the Stables

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 133450

OS Grid Reference: SO8635510522
OS Grid Coordinates: 386355, 210522
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7932, -2.1992

Location: Painswick, Gloucestershire GL6 6TH

Locality: Painswick
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL6 6TH

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Listing Text

SO 8610/8710
6/263 Eagle House, c.25 m west
of The Stables
Garden element. c.1750, possibly by Thomas Robins. Squared and coursed lime-
stone, some remains of red paint or plaster, earth covered roof. A deep alcove
set into the hillside, with pointed arch under a frieze and battlements which
return c.l m at each end as a balustrade to a garden outlook. The alcove is
about 2.5 m deep and wide to a flat back wall, and, beyond the outer wall is
flanked each side by damaged remains of good cut stone sides. Overall height
c4.5 m. Remains of one of a group of garden buildings in an important surviving
rococo ensemble.
(Mowl, T and White, R; Thomas Robins at Painswick, Jnl of Garden History, Vol 4,
no 2).

Listing NGR: SO8635310519

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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